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Book was written in 1914 and in its original binding was issued under the auspices of the Amherst Old Home Week Committee. This book is a very nice reprint with sturdy gold cloth and clean, tightly bound pages. There is much to read about the history of Amherst, Ohio and its early i habitants. There are also 15 large black and white photographs throughout, the text covers the sesettlers, the later pioneers, good times, founded on a rock, the story of the churches, the story of the schools, Amherst and war time, the village, the story of the larges, business then and now, modern progressivemess and an "epoch event." Names of itnerest are Judge Josiah Harris, Mr. and Mrs. Caleb Ornsby (she known as "Aunt Kate"; Jacob Harwig, Joseph Quigley, George Kelso, Jacob Shupeand Ezaekiel Barnes and many more.The book measures 5-1.4" x 8-1/2" and has 224 pages, plus an index.